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How Old Are Girls When They Get Vaginal Discharge
Is it possible for an 18 year old girls vaginal discharge to turn like a cream white? Like it used to be only clear cum and now it's white too.
Can be normal: All women have some vaginal d/c that can appear clear, cloudy white and/or yellowish when dry on underwear. Many things can affect d/c. Abnormal d/c: accompanying itching, rash or soreness; increased d/c; burning on urination; cottage cheese d/c; grey or green d/c with foul odor. See your doctor if this is apparent. ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
It depends: Vaginal discharge may be normal or abnormal. Many abnormal discharge are usually accompanied by an odor and may affect the vagina such as bacterial vaginitis (vaginosis) or trichomonas. Others such as genital mycoplasma, chlamydia and gonorrhea may ascend into the uterus and tubes and cause pain including cramping. If your symptoms persists or worsens you should see you doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Determine why: Various infections can cause discharge and odor but the treatment will vary depending on the cause, so the first step is to get checked. Some discharge and odor is completely normal but I am assuming that this is a change. Do not douche as the effect will be at best temporary and may make things much worse. ...Read more
Not usually: Folliculitis is on the outside, vaginal discharge comes from the inside. Other conditions, can present as folliculitis and could be associated with a vaginal discharge. You should see your gyn as she or he can examine the folliculitis and do a vaginal culture to rule out abnormal bacteria, yeast or other organisms. ...Read more
I am unaware of an: Association btwn the two.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unusual: Have her seen by the doctor to see what is causing it. ...Read more
A clumpy (cottage: Cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual >. ...Read more
My 14 year old daughter has excessive vaginal discharge lately. It's not smelly just excessivis this?
I've always had vaginal discharge it is creamy white and sometimes has an ordor. How do I get rid of it?
See a gyn: U need a workup, pap, cultures, exam and ultrasound and then your gyn should be able to help u. ...Read more
My mom is 86-yrs old & just told me that in the last 2 weeks she has been experiencing a dark, grainy vaginal discharge. She has no prior female history?
Blood: Could be blood she needs ultrasound and endometrial biopsy. ...Read more
Clear vaginal D/C: May be normal. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear ; like uncooked egg whites), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually do. ...Read more
Yes: It is often milky and white.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vaginal discharge: Your discharge although annoying may be normal or physiologic. To check it out you need a wet mount microscopic examination of the discharge), and vaginal cultures. ...Read more
Can be normal: Not all vaginal discharge is abnormal. The cervix is a gland that constantly produces mucus. The quantity and quality of the mucus changes with pregnancy. This mucus or discharge acutally prevents infections. Abnormal discharges cause burning or itching or have a foul, fishy odor. Antibiotics, douching, and tampons are some of the things that can alter the pH and lead to vaginal infections. ...Read more
May be normal: Or could be an infection so see your doctor to make sure it is ok. ...Read more
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